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  • Our nation is safer because of ICE
    Posted in Opinion Editorials on July 27, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Border Security

    ICE Agents are the brave men and women who daily take on criminal alien gang members, drug dealers, rapists, murderers, and child molesters inside our borders. Without ICE, there is no one to go after illegal aliens who overstay their visas, such as those responsible for the 9/11 attacks in New York City, or criminal aliens who have been released from detention. Read more

  • Brady stands with President Trump to build wall, end visa loopholes and protect children
    Posted in Press Releases on June 27, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Border Security

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady released the following statement after voting yes on H.R. 6136 – Border Security and Immigration Reform Act: “I voted to stand with President Trump in his call to fully fund the border wall, end the visa lottery program and fairly resolve the DACA situation. Democrats had the opportunity today to put their money where their mouth is and vote to fix our broken immigration system, while keeping families together at the border. As predicted, Democrats... Read more

  • Brady Votes for Border Security
    Posted in Press Releases on July 28, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Border Security

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Make America Secure Appropriations Act (H.R. 3219). This legislative package will ensure that American citizens are kept safe at home and abroad. U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady (TX-08) released the following statement: “This President and this Congress are fully committed to putting the safety of the American people first. This legislation funds the most critical functions of government. It bolsters military readiness, ensures our vet... Read more

  • Brady joins effort to have money from busted drug lord help pay for border wall
    Posted in In The News on May 2, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Border Security

    By: John S. Marshall U.S. Rep. Kevin Brady, R-The Woodlands, is joining an effort to have billions of dollars the U.S. is seeking to seize from a man once considered to be one of the world's richest and most powerful druglords go towards helping to pay for President Trump's proposed border wall. Brady is co-sponsoring the so-called El Chapo Act, or H.R. 2186, a bill that would take the estimated $14 billion the federal government says Joaquin Archivaldo Guzman, commonly known as "El Chapo," amas... Read more

  • Let’s Make El Chapo Pay for the Wall
    Posted in Press Releases on April 27, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Border Security

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady joined Senator Ted Cruz and Representative Mo Brooks (R-AL) in calling to reserve billions of dollars seized from Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán and other drug lords to pay for increased border security, including a border wall. After signing on as an original co-sponsor of H.R. 2186, the Ensuring Lawful Collection of Hidden Assets to Provide Order (EL CHAPO) Act, Congressman Brady issued the following statement: For decades, drug lords like El C... Read more

  • Breitbart Texas: Border Security Expenses
    Posted in In The News on January 22, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Border Security

    EXCLUSIVE: Feds Should Reimburse Texas for Border Security Expenses, Say Congressmen Two key congressional leaders told Breitbart Texas the federal government should reimburse the Lone Star State for border security expenditures. The comments from two committee chairmen follows a request from Texas House Republican leadership requesting reimbursement of $2.8 billion spent by the state on defending the state’s southern border with Mexico. The Texas legislative leaders met on the second day of the... Read more

  • Protecting Our Borders
    Posted in Press Releases on December 7, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Border Security

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Cross-Border Trade Enhancement Act of 2016. This bipartisan legislation authorizes the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to negotiate alternative financing arrangements for certain services and the construction and maintenance of infrastructure at land ports of entry. U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady released the following statement: “The bill is a solution to help Customs and Border Protection enforce our trade laws, ... Read more

  • Brady Calls Out the White House and Senate Democrats Over Zika Funding Failures
    Posted in Press Releases on August 9, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Border Security

    “The House approved a $1.1 billion agreement but Senate Democrats refuse to approve the funding. Why? Because there is no earmarks for Planned Parenthood, the nation’s largest abortion provider. The Obama White House has also failed to quickly distribute available funding to fight the virus. This is outrageous.” Read more

  • High Court Crushes President Obama’s Executive Amnesty Plan
    Posted in Press Releases on June 23, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Border Security

    “The Constitution won today, as did Texas. Every court in the nation has now sided with the Congress sending the strong message that under the Constitution, Presidents don’t write laws through executive action – only Congress writes laws. Read more

  • Monday Morning Memo Podcast for May 2, 2016
    Posted in In The News on May 2, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economic Recovery, Your Taxes, Health Care, Border Security

    In this week’s Monday Morning Memo podcast, the People's House is hard at work protecting your email privacy and solutions for our dismal economic recovery including help for American manufacturers. Read more